At IDIVA, Ainee Nizami delivers a selection of science fiction books by women that “you’ve totally got to read.” The article includes titles from Margaret Atwood, Kate Wilhelm, Ursula K. Le Guin, N. K. Jemisin, and Kiini Ibura Salaam, plus Nancy Kress’ Nebula award winning novella YESTERDAY’S KIN.
Nancy Kress’ stories focusing on grounding the elements of sci-fi to make it more relatable. In Yesterday’s Kin, the reader is introduced to Marianne Jenner, a geneticist, who is trying to juggle a career breakthrough along with a family that’s falling apart. To add to the drama she also has to deal with a sudden alien intrusion in the city.
Read the rest of Nizami’s choices at IDIVA.
For more info on YESTERDAY’S KIN, visit the Tachyon page.
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